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    Fashion Houston Five – Part One

    If you’ve been following me on instagram, then you may or may not have noticed the overload of all the goodness that was Fashion Houston Five.
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    Last week the Wortham Center, Houston’s very own ballet theater, was transformed into Fashion Houston Five – four nights of decadent style displayed on one very long runway.  
    I was able to make it to two out of four nights and let me tell you, they did not disappoint.  
    Wednesday evening, Houston fashionistas were out in full force. And lucky for us, the cold weather decided to take a break that night. We were able to strut our stuff, without a bulky coat in hand. Texas weather sure is a bit cray! 
    But I’ve learned to love it. Especially when it enables me to wear this sparkly holiday dress for the first time without a care in the world for wintery temperatures. 
    You may recognize this Starlit Stripes Dress from Anthropologie’s holiday catalog last year. You know me, I absolutely love a good deal, and I was able to snag this for a pretty penny at the end of the season.  It has been safely tucked away these long summer months just waiting for the right time to make its debut. 
    I’m afraid that I am so in love with it, I will now most likely be wearing it to every holiday party this year. Sorry ya’ll for the outfit repeating in advance. 🙂 
    Since this particular dress is no longer available, some similar options at 
    varying price points are below, if you are interested! 

    With a pretty dress like this, I walked out onto Fashion Houston’s red carpet and felt as if I fit right into the trendy crowd. 
    A fancy dress will do that to a girl. 😉

    Several other Houston bloggers were there sharing in the fashionable evening as well. I finally got to meet Miranda, who blogs at Shop and Twirl. I had such a good time with the sweet girl! 
    I’ve also discovered that getting a big group of bloggers together is a truly unique (and wonderful) experience! It’s not every day that you’re with a large group of girls who are all toting massive cameras and taking pictures of everything in sight. Usually it’s just you. So it’s nice to share in this fun hobby with others.  
    And bloggers don’t seem to mind a bit to snap a photo for you or wait on you for a hot minute while you’re editing pictures on your phone.   
    Because, most likely, they’re probably doing the same thing. 😉 

    LIQS cocktail shots were one of the sponsors of the week. 
    And….what’s not to be bothered with a colorful tray full of cocktails following you all around the red carpet?
    Shots that taste like candy are a welcome treat! Especially if you’re like me, and have a phobia of regular ol’ shots in the first place. 
    Just had a flashback to my 21st birthday. Okay enough of that! 
    Standing on the red carpet I was truly mesmerized by all the party-goers and they’re stylish outfits.  It felt like I was browsing a swanky online boutique, but the clothes were modeled on real people and right in front of me. 
    And we are halfway through this post and I haven’t even gotten to the actual fashion show yet! 
    Please stay tuned. 😉

    The chic crowd eventually found their seats and it was time for the show to begin.
    In all honesty, I completely geeked out. Having never been to something like this before, I wasn’t sure what to expect. And to no one’s surprise, I was absolutely blown away once the show started. 
    There were moments that I had to convince myself I was still in Houston, not New York or Vegas.  This big city is just full of surprises! 
    Wednesday evening, we were treated to the delightful designs of The Art Institute of Houston, Rubin Singer, M.C.L. by Matthew Campbell Laurenza, Rene Ruiz, and Naeem Khan. 
    If ya stick around, I’ll let you know who was my favorite at the end. 
    For now, sit back, relax and enjoy a bit of Fashion Houston Five.

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    Rene Ruiz’s swoon-worthy gowns were a huge hit with the crowd. 
    You could hear the audience’s communal gasp each time the models stepped out onto the runway. 
    And mine was certainly right there with them. 

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    Okay Okay….this floral gown…I’m absolutely in love.  
    Definitely my favorite of the evening, and if I were to ever own this beautiful piece, I may just never take it off. 

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    Having never been to a show like this before, seeing these beautiful designer gowns in person was both inspiring and simply breathtaking.  
    We were lucky to be so close to the runway that there were times we could even hear the tiny beading on the gowns swish to and fro as the models strutted their stuff. 
    As for my favorites – I loved the glamorous gowns from Rene Ruiz, simply stunning! But I have to say, my heart also found another love in Naeem Khan’s designs. From swanky sportswear pieces that I could actually wear in my everyday life to floral gowns that were so fabulous, I’d make up an event just to have the excuse to wear one, Naeem Khan gained a new fan overnight.  
    To tide you over until Thanksgiving, I’m sharing a bit more from Fashion Houston Five later this week. And as always, thanks for stopping by the blog!  
    Ps – this blogger is now on Facebook! Check out the Lone Star Looking Glass and give it a “like” if you feel so inclined.  It would be much appreciated!

    xo, alice

    Holiday Blogger Preview of Market Street – The Woodlands

    On Saturday, I was treated to a fabulous morning with several fellow Houston bloggers at Market Street in The Woodlands.  If you aren’t familiar with Market Street or The Woodlands, well then I shall introduce you!

    The Woodlands is a town, or shall I say a luxurious suburb, about 45 minutes
    north of Houston.  Sitting on the outskirts of Houston, The Woodlands comes with everything you’ll ever need, without having
    to make the trek into the big city down south.  



    Market Street definitely falls into that category, as it has everything you’ll
    ever need….you know regarding shopping and that sort of thing. 😉



    This quaint, but certainly very upscale, outdoor shopping destination can
    easily be your one stop shop for holiday gifting this year. With a little something for everyone, from
    Kendra Scott, Sur La Table, Tommy Bahamas and Zulees (which is a precious
    little gift shop), there is a boutique selling something for everyone on your
    list.  



    And if your man or kids don’t want to tag along with you while you shop?  Why, there is a movie theater showing the
    latest blockbusters right smack dab in the center of it all.  Drop them off and be on your way! 

    So on Saturday morning, several Houston bloggers were given a behind the
    scenes holiday preview of Market Street – The Woodlands, highlighting Kendra
    Scott, Elaine Turner, and Trina Turk.  We
    sipped and shopped all while the regular day’s shoppers were still just
    crawling out of their beds.


    It was actually, dare I say it, a bit freezing in Houston that morning. 

    But upon walking into the cheery California inspired Trina Turk boutique, we were all instantly warmed up.

    Bloggers were
    treated to muffins and mimosas while we perused the bold prints and bright
    colors of Trina Turk’s winter collection.

    With the lovely Whitney, who blogs over at The Observant Turtle.

    During our tour, we were shown Trina Turk’s latest trends for the holiday season. Think lush floral prints and contemporary spins on classic plaids. 

    I am absolutely loving the pink floral strapless Marley Dress in the photo below. I would wear that to every single holiday party … you know, if I could get away with it. 


    If this strapless frock isn’t your favorite, this pretty pink print is also available in different styles of dresses, tops, and bottoms. 

    As I wandered towards the back of the boutique, I stumbled upon the most vibrant and luxurious home accessories section, that I may have ever seen. 

    Trina Turk’s embroidered accent pillows and blankets were – to die for. Basically.
    I love having pops of color throughout our home, and I think these bad boys would fit right in. 



    So naturally I had to pose with them, and show off this cozy winter weather outfit while I was at it.


    I honestly think that a fur vest looks good with about anything. If you manage to get your hands on a good one, then you’re all set! I scored this gem at a boutique years ago when I was living in Knoxville. It has held up for a few seasons now, and I don’t think I will ever be able to part with it. 



    I must admit, it was hard to think about the winter weather when I saw these oh-so-stylish golf club bags.  Not going to lie, I don’t golf.  BUT if I did, you know I’d have to have one of these.

    I also had no idea that Trina Turk offered an activewear collection.  


    If anything will motive you to get into shape during the holiday season, it’s these pretty pretty prints. 


    I spent the rest of my time in Trina Turk catching up with the other bloggers – while commenting on what our favorite pieces were in the store. 


    I also thought I’d put together a little gift guide, below, of my favorite giftable items from Trina Turk.  Who wouldn’t love one of these colorful deliciously scented candles wrapped up under their Christmas tree? 


    Our next stop was conveniently just across the street at Elaine Turner.

    Elaine Turner is a Texas based fashion brand that I haven’t been able to get enough of since I’ve lived here. 

    Elaine Turner started her foray into fashion design in 2000 with classic well made and feminine handbags. Today you can shop not only handbags but heels, boots, jewelry, clothing & accessories.  
    As we fashionistas browsed the boutique, Elaine’s holiday collection and gifting ideas were on display.

    Chatting with Paola and Cindy from Within My Style and Pumps and Macarons while we were shown several of the highlights of Elaine Turner’s winter collection.

    This classic Trista Dress in Python is 100% silk. It’s such a versatile piece I can only imagine the number of ways it could be dressed up or down.  
    Looks super comfortable too, so what’s not to love?

    Are you like me, and can’t get enough of pretty python prints this year? 

    I’m
    sure you may also know somebody on your holiday gift list who would just scream
    over this this Bella Bittersweet Python Clutch.



    Cough. Cough. me? 😉

    Alas, soon it was time to head on to our next stop of the tour.  
    As it was so early in the morning, the shops at Market Street were still quietly putting on their finishing touches, awaiting the start to a bustling Saturday.


    Passing the empty courtyard, which will soon be riddled with shoppers, I spied the first sign of Christmas.  
    This festively decorated tree reminded me that Christmas truly was right around the corner.  
    And ironically so was Kendra Scott. 



    The lovely ladies of Kendra Scott were awaiting us with more mimosas and muffins.  

    They must have known that free food is the true way to this blogger’s heart. 


    We were shown the new pieces that were just released for the holidays.  I’m especially loving the black and champagne Elisa Pendant Drusy Necklaces.  They are not only great to gift, but perfect for layering and giving your everyday outfits a little bit of something special.


    After grabbing a few Christmas gifts for family and friends, it was time to brace the cold weather once more and hop just across the street to the new Hyatt Market Street Hotel.

    We warmed up with, yes more mimosas, and plenty of delicious appetizers created by the hotel’s resident chef.

    My favorites were the little pimento cheese and bacon treats.  Anything topped with pimento cheese, I’m going to love it. It’s basically a given. 

    By the time our brunch was finished, Market Street shoppers were out in full swing, getting a jump start on their holiday shopping. 

    It’s my goal this year to get all of our holiday shopping out of the way before Thanksgiving.  Last year we were in the process of moving around this time, which put picking out Christmas gifts on the backburner.  I was forced to join in with the crazy last minute shoppers in mid-December.  But luckily I managed to get everything I needed.
    I am, however, finding that hitting the stores early is a much more relaxing way to go about things. 😉
    Have you started your Christmas shopping yet? If you live in Houston or The Woodlands, be sure to check out Market Street! After you’re all shopped out, why not warm up and relax at the Hyatt, with their delicious cocktails and treats!

    A big thank you to Trina Turk, Elaine Turner, Kendra Scott, Hyatt, and Market Street – The Woodlands for hosting us!

    alice

    Perfectly Dressed for Polo


    I have lived in Houston for an entire year now. Believe it
    or not, our one-year Texas anniversary is TODAY of all days!   

    Fortunately, I found out about this hidden gem just in time
    to make the last game of the fall season.  


    So this past Sunday, Patrick and I, along with our friends Danny and Anna, headed to the Houston Polo Club for a lovely afternoon of horses,
    champagne & cocktails – and people watching. 



    Anglophile that I am, I am absolutely obsessed with all
    things British.  I studied abroad in Wales in college and fell completely in love with the entire county.  One time Patrick and I even toyed
    with the idea of moving to the UK.  But
    as soon as we found out our sweet golden retriever would have to be quarantined
    for up to a year, all bets were off. 

     
    Anywho, I have always loved flipping through the pages of
    tabloid magazines and spotting the British royals donning
    fabulous floppy hats and fascinators at their lavish events. Most of the time these fabulous events
    seem to be William and Harry’s polo matches.  

     

    So upon finding out that I would be attending the “Texas”
    version of one of the Britts’ favorite events, I was thrilled to dress the
    part!






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    When eShakti reached out to me to style and review a piece
    from their lovely fall line, I was thrilled that Sunday Funday at the Polo Club
    (you know, the perfect excuse to get all dressed up) was right around the
    corner. 

     
    This embroidered fit and flare poplin dress is probably the
    most perfect dress for Texas falls. The colors are appropriate for the season
    and the fabric is lightweight enough for the warmer temperatures that still
    like to linger this time of year.  As the
    weather cools, I will probably style with a chunky yellow sweater, a pair of
    tights, and tall boots.   



    The great thing about eShakti’s dresses (not just dresses, but everything for that matter) is that they are all completely customizable.  How can clothing be customizable you ask?  
     
    It’s super easy! eShakti offers customers the opportunity to
    perfectly tailor your clothing to your size and style.  The best part about it? Completely hassle
    free.  For example, the dress I’m wearing
    originally came with capped sleeves and the hemline hit all the way to the knee.  Maybe I’m a bit risqué, but I chose to have my
    dress sleeveless and hit above the knee. 
     In just under a week, this pretty
    dress arrived on my doorstep perfectly tailored to how I wanted it to look. 

     
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    first order until 12/14 with the code LONESTARLOOKINGGLASS.  Plus, if you sign up for eShakti’s
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    Here are a few of my favorites, perfect for this time
    of year.

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    Anywho, enough about clothes for now.  Let’s pop on over to
    the polo match. 




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    The
    Houston Polo Club is nestled right in the heart of the city, but with
    all the surrounding trees you feel as if you were actually far off in
    the countryside. There is even a full service bar and mini restaurant
    tucked in the corner, run by Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse, naturally. 

    After
    grabbing our necessities for the afternoon, we found a spot with a
    good view and settled in amongst the crowd of people to watch the
    game.  

    I’m
    not sure which I liked best: actually watching
    the match, sipping on champagne and chatting with friends, or admiring the fashionable spectators surrounding us.




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    These two certainly enjoyed “horsing around.”


    Halfway through the game, the spectators frolic to the field for the traditional stomp
    the divot.  Divots are basically the
    holes that are created when the horses make quick turns during play.  By stomping the grass back over the holes,
    fans are essentially protecting the horses and players alike for the rest of
    the day’s game.

    Plus stomping divots is just a whole lot of fun, I might add. 

    And I may or may not have felt like I was living in the middle of the polo scene in the movie Pretty Woman. 🙂  

     




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    Even after the game had ended, there was still fun to be
    had. 


    The stables at the Polo Club are open to the guests and
    visitors can just stroll right on down past all the pretty horses. 

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    Oh, and I absolutely had to stop these stylish men and take a photograph.  

    A couple of true dapper dans!


    I have always loved horses but I never get enough
    opportunities to go riding.  Maybe this
    love of mine comes from the fact that I’ve seen The Horse Whisperer about 200
    times. Not entirely sure.  But anyway, I was in my own mini-heaven, stopping at each stall and visiting with these beautiful
    creatures.

    All the while Patrick was convinced one would bite me.   

    But who is to say I’m not a horse whisperer myself?



    The four of us had a lovely time and as the sun started to set, it was time to say goodbye until next season.

    Which I plan to be back for … probably every Sunday. 
     
    I
    absolutely love how this big city surprises me with new and exciting things to
    do almost all the time! You really never know what is right around the corner and
    what fun opportunities or events could be just outside your doorstep.   

    This
    first year of ours in Texas has certainly been quite the adventure.  A year ago today we pulled up in our U-Haul
    and had no idea what to expect.  I’m
    thrilled to see how at home we feel in Houston today and I plan on celebrating
    that tonight … with Mexican food of course.

    (Today is National Guacamole Day … after all)

    As always, thanks for stopping by the blog!



     —
    alice

    this post was sponsored by eShakti – all opinions are my own

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    I tend to live in work out clothes on the weekends, even though I may or may not be working out.  (Shhh, don’t tell anyone!) But these stylish and fun printed pieces feel so good, (seriously this fabric is amazing) that they’ve gotten me out the door and ready to conquer the world.

    With so many colors and prints to choose from you can mix and match your pieces all day long. Whether you’re off to hit the gym or spending an afternoon running errands, (which could basically be a work out in itself), Boden’s activewear will have you looking stylishly chic and feeling comfortable at the same time.  

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    and as always, thanks for stopping by! 

    alice 
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    Flashback Friday: Halloween

    Halloween was just one week ago today.

    Can I go back in time and relive this evening, pretty pretty please?

    Patrick had plans for a guys weekend in Austin – filled with lots and lots of race cars in a Formula 1 race, you know, manly things.  

    Not going to let myself spend the weekend alone in the Houston, I organized a Halloween girls weekend and had five of my old high-school (and lucky for me college too!) girlfriends come in town for a mini-reunion.

    These days, we girls are scattered all over the country and since none of us were getting married this year (which had been the case for the past couple of years) we were due for a reunion, even if it wasn’t to celebrate a bride-to-be!

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    Knowing guests would be in town for the holiday, I had a lot of fun sprucing up the house in festive fall & Halloween decor. 
    I hung this handmade Halloween banner from See Cinnamon’s Etsy Shop on the front porch to greet the many trick-or-treaters that would soon arrive.  (or so I thought.)
    But unfortunately, and to my astonishment, we didn’t have a single one!
    I still have no idea what I am going to do with all of the leftover candy……. 
    But on Halloween evening, the massive amounts of uneaten candy sitting in the living room was probably the last thing on my mind. 
    I had my dear friends in town and a spread of all of our favorite junk food prepared to munch on before we headed to the Houston Museum of Science’s Spirits & Skeletons Halloween Party.

    After spending quite the amount of time binge-watching Mad Men on Netflix earlier this year, I had been planning on dressing as Megan Draper for Halloween for a long while now.  My Don Draper was out of town, so I went solo that evening in a Forever 21 dress that could have been pulled straight out of Megan’s closet.
    I attempted to tease my hair to mimic the appropriate 60’s hairstyles of the time, but I think the Houston humidity may have gotten the best of me. On another note, the GoGo Boots I’m wearing were fairly cheap (and meant to be worn as a costume) and you wouldn’t believe it, but they may just be one of the most comfortable pair of shoes that I own!  
    Hmm…if only I could think of an acceptable way to re-wear these beauties.

    Kidding, kidding.  Maybe next Halloween?

    After plenty of junk food, a few margaritas and lots of gussying up into our costumes – Megan Draper, Minnie Mouse, Audrey Hepburn, a Flapper, a Masquerade Ball attendee, & Katniss Everdeen headed to the Halloween Party.
       
    The Science Museum was absolutely pack to the gills! 
    I’m not sure which was the better part of the evening, dancing to 80’s music right in the middle of an exhibit or checking out everyone else’s elaborate and unique costumes.  
    We definitely partied it up like it was 65 million B.C!
    Hence the bad quality of the below photos, but they still capture the overall essence of the evening, if I do say so myself. 😉
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    After breaking it down to Thriller, Safety Dance & Love Shack (to name a few) we had had our fill and the night was slowly turning into the next day. 
    I now had precisely a day and a half left to show these lovely ladies the best of Houston. 

    So Saturday morning, we went to brunch at Down House.

    Down House easily falls into the “best of Houston” category, in my opinion.
    Mmm… Bloody Marys sure are a great after a night out, wouldn’t you agree?
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    Nora ordered a Bloody that came complete with a chicken wing, a piece of cheese, and a side of beer.

    You know, basically a meal in a cup.

    Photographic proof was certainly in order.

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    We quickly recovered from our wild Halloween night out with the most delicious of brunch foods.

    If you live in Houston and have yet to try Down House, well then you are certainly in for a treat! I’m not going to lie … Down House may seriously be the reason why Patrick and I decided to live in the in this part of Houston. We stopped there for brunch before we explored the neighborhood and not long into the meal, we were convinced that we must live in this eclectic part of town.

    Speaking of this eclectic part of town, after brunch the six of us girls traipsed two blocks over to explore the quirky boutiques on historic 19th street.

    We shopped, chatted, and got all caught up on each other’s lives while I plaid tour guide to my new city.

    I had so much fun planning this girls weekend, but in a city this big the possibilities of things to do are endless! If you live in Houston, where do you like to take your out-of-town guests when showing off the city? I’d love to hear! Thanks for reading! 🙂
     —
    alice

    Lisi Lerch Houston Blogger Giveaway

    You may notice something a little bit different about the blog today.

    Okay, maybe something REALLY different!

    The new blog name perhaps?

    Trendy in Texas is now the Lone Star Looking Glass! 🙂

    I am so excited about this new change and I’m thrilled to finally share it with ya’ll!  I have been thinking about changing the name for quite a while now, so it’s so exciting that it’s finally happening.  The Lone Star Looking Glass will have the same content as Trendy in Texas, no changes in that regard. With this new name, I feel as if it makes this blog more distinguishably mine, if that makes sense. 😉

    I’m still planning on sharing all of my adventures in the Lone Star State with you guys, as well as my love of all things fashion. I’ve always been a big fan of Alice in Wonderland (probably because my name is Alice…) and I wanted to incorporate the “Looking Glass” into the blog.  And as you know, Looking Glass is another word for mirror, and I like to think that the Lone Star Looking Glass is a reflection of myself and my life in Texas … in the form of a blog! My own little Alice Through the Looking Glass, if you will.

    To celebrate the Lone Star Looking Glass’ new name, I’m teaming up with a few other wonderful Houston Bloggers to bring ya’ll a Lisi Lerch Button Earring giveaway today!

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    Now that it has cooled down a bit, I have been practically living in this striped tunic dress. I have a thing for stripes, and if you popped your head in my closet … you would probably see more than a few different variations of this dress. No lie. Neutral colored stripes go with everything, in my opinion!  I also love how easy it is to mix patterns with! The colorful plaid in this chunky scarf fits right in with the neural stripes. 
    I usually will wear this dress with tights or leggings, because it’s on the shorter side.  But these taller brown Ariat boots from Cavender’s hit high enough allowing just the right amount of leg room to show.

    But on another note, how much fun are these Lisi Lerch Button Earrings? They are just the right size bauble to add a pop of color to your outfit. I’ve teamed up with a few of my favorite Houston bloggers to give ya’ll a chance to win a pair for yourself!


    Kaitlyn at Put A Bow On It

    Whitney at The Observant Turtle


    Meg at
    Everyday Meg 


    Miranda at Shop&Twirl